Summery Celery, Basmati & Lemon Soup – Vegan & Wholefood

This is a light Summery soup ideal for warm afternoons or evenings.

Celery, Basmati & Lemon Soup


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 head of celery, finely sliced
  • 1/2 Cup brown Basmati rice
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 litre hot vegetable stock
  • 1/2 a lemon


  1. Heat oil in a large pan.
  2. Add vegetables and sweat for a few minutes until garlic releases its fragrance
  3. Stir in the brown rice.
  4. Add the stock, thyme, pepper and lemon.
  5. Bring to the boil, reduce heat add lid and simmer until rice is tender (about 20-25 mins)
  6. Salt to taste and serve.



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